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AT&T CEO: We made 'big mistake' hiring Cohen, chief lobbyist out

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) on Friday ousted its top lobbyist, and the No. 2 wireless carrier's chief executive said it was a "big mistake" to hire Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, for advice on working with the Trump administration.<p>AT&T paid Essential Consultants LLC, a …

Donald Trump

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual to the social service group in its 125-year history.<p>It was not donated by some billionaire …

Great Depression

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):<p>4 p.m.<p>Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, adding to the market's gains from last week.<p>Technology companies and banks pulled the market higher on Monday. Energy companies also rose as the price of crude oil closed above $70 a barrel …

How to retire in 10 years (or less)

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and …

Retirement

Vanguard declares quarterly distribution on ETF Funds

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) - $1.084. 30-Day Sec yield of 1.87%.<p>Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF (NASDAQ:VNQI) - $0.076.<p>Vanguard Total …

US stocks are dangerously close to the bad old days

Fears over Donald Trump’s tariffs seem to have sent markets tumbling toward their next “correction”—the term economists and traders like to use to describe a 10% or higher decline from a stock index’s most recent peak.<p>We haven’t been in this territory since Feb. 8. A whole six weeks ago.<p>As of today …

One Wall Street firm says a bear market will rock stocks in the next year — but it knows how you can survive the turmoil

Thursday's bloodbath in US stocks may just be the beginning of troubling times ahead, at least according to one Wall Street firm.<p>Barry Bannister, an equity strategist at Stifel, has seen enough and is calling for a bear market in US equities sometime in the next year. (Note that a bear market is …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Who Wins The Race: The Investing Tortoise Or The Trading Hare?

<b>You've probably heard Aesop's famous fable about the tortoise and the hare. A tortoise challenges a hare to a race. The hare thinks he has an obvious</b> …

Bridge collapse victim's uncle rages at 'incompetence'

MIAMI (AP) — As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span.<p>"Why they had to build this monstrosity …

Former FBI No.2 McCabe fired; says Trump administration targeted him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday, prompting McCabe to say he was targeted for being a witness into whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Sessions, in …

Donald Trump

The Consolidation Of The Correction For The 5 Equity ETFs Are Nearing Risky Levels

Technology leadership represented by the Nasdaq 100 QQQ was fueled by the three largest components: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and …

Stock Markets

3 Charts That Suggest Financials Are Headed Higher | Investopedia

Active traders are constantly on the lookout for sectors in the market that are resilient to market sell-offs and are trading near long-term levels …

Trading

The Most Dangerous Stock Market Ever? Either Way, Have A Plan

Today's stock market may not be as dangerous as 2000's dot-com euphoria or 2008's asset balloon. Why not? Global central banks are likely to act …

Investing

Cramer: Use declines to buy, not sell, stocks like Boeing and Apple

Jim Cramer addresses three high-performing stocks investors should hold onto during moments of market madness.

A historic streak for the S&P 500 just came to an end

Something just happened in the U.S. stock market that hasn’t happened for almost a year and a half.<p>A historic streak came to an end with the close of …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

How Daymond John Shuts Down Skeptics--and Why He Thinks Most Entrepreneurs Are Wasting Their Time

The entrepreneur and TV star explains the value of goals and grit--and 'Shark Tank' idiots.<p>Don't tell Daymond John there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. He might just tell you off.<p>After all, the father of three is running three businesses he's launched--the urban clothing brand …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For January 2018

The CCC list is a wonderful source for dividend growth investors. Compiled and updated every month by David Fish, the CCC list contains U.S. …

Big Pharma, Big Dividends

When investors look for stocks to generate income, they often turn to consumer staples or utilities. Why not? These businesses are recession resistant, and their dividends are quite consistent.<p>On the other hand, pharmaceuticals are not often thought of as dividend stocks. Even though drugs are also …

Visa Says Bitcoin Isn’t A Payment System, Won’t Process Cryptocurrency Transactions

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency at present, bitcoin, has found a new (even if expected) opponent in the world’s largest credit card company, …

This 5-Stock Portfolio Will Make You Rich

Investing can be confusing at times, but it doesn?t really need to be. New investors are often perplexed at the sheer number of options to invest in …

These 14 stocks will see sales skyrocket in 2018, Goldman Sachs says

With the broader stock market expected to rise this year, it can be difficult to identify the companies set to leave their peers in the dust. But there are ways to sift through the noise to find the winners — assuming you know where to look.<p>One way to do this is to identify the companies most …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

How to Hack Productivity? 3 Experts Answer

Do you want to be more productive?Because it feels so hard to stay focused and be productive in a world designed to distract you.Facebook, Twitter, …

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness) | Inc.com

Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your pain, discomfort, and limitations.<p>It's a difficult truth to stomach. Because …

Happiness

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness